PRESS ROOM: Morgan State University announces Kim Godwin, president of ABC News, as fall 2023 commencement speaker

Journalism trailblazer to offer words of inspiration to graduating class of more than 500 students; former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to receive honorary degree (Black PR Wire) Baltimore — Morgan State University President David K. Wilson announced recently that Kim Godwin, president of ABC News, will be the keynote speaker for the University’s 10th Fall


Georgetown mourns the death of Coach Tasha Butts

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Georgetown University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officials said they are mourning the death of Women’s Basketball Head Coach Tasha Butts following a courageous two-year battle with breast cancer. Butts, an accomplished player, nationally recognized assistant coach, and first-year head coach, was 41. “I am heartbroken for Tasha’s family, friends


PRESS ROOM: Scholastic to launch ‘The Black Bookselling Conference: Connect. Build. Elevate.”

By Black PR Wire (Black PR Wire) — Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced The Black Bookselling Conference: Connect. Build. Elevate, a free virtual conference to take place on Nov. 1, 2023. This initiative aims to support Black-owned bookstores, Black booksellers and advocates by creating a curated space for dialogue and


Governor Moore highlights the importance of transportation investments in Charm City at Greater Baltimore Committee summit

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Gov. Wes Moore and Baltimore City Mayor Brandon M. Scott addressed the importance of transportation investments in Baltimore, creating economic opportunity and what the state has done thus far on Oct. 16. “In the first ten months of our administration, we’ve shown that in partnership, progress is possible,”


U.S. agencies brace for surge in hate crimes amidst Israel-Hamas Conflict; Minority communities on heightened alert

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire As the Israel-Hamas conflict escalates, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are issuing warnings of an anticipated surge in hate crimes within the United States. The agencies underscored the need for heightened vigilance, not only against antisemitic and Islamophobic attacks, but also